Resources

Resource Category Topic
Applying Backward Design in a Cell Biology Course
An example of Backward Design in a Cell Biology course
Type: Video
Course Design Backward Design, Lesson/Module Planning, Objectives, Syllabus Design
Building Learning Objectives (University of California)
An open course on writing learning objectives.
Type: Course
Course Design Objectives
How To Write and Use Instructional Objectives (4th ed.) (Gronlund, N.E.)
Classic guide to writing learning objectives for a variety of learning outcomes.
Type: Book
Course Design Objectives
Learning Objectives Builder (Arizona State University)
This tool guides faculty in step-by-step fashion to build effective learning objectives at all levels of the revised Bloom’s taxonomy for the…
Type: Tool
Course Design Objectives
Online Course Developer Worksheet (UNH Learning Development and Innovation)
A tool for developing your course using Backward Design methodology.
Type: Tool
Course Design Backward Design, Lesson/Module Planning, Objectives
Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and verbs (all domains)
Summary of the revised version of Bloom’s Taxonomy with verbs for writing learning objectives at all levels of the cognitive, affective, and…
Type: Reference
Course Design Backward Design, Objectives
Techniques Video Library
Library of practical teaching techniques addressing many dimensions of learning and is searchable by Teaching Environment, Activity Type, Teaching…
Type: Video
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Discussion, Objectives
Tips on Writing Course Goals/Learning Outcomes and Measurable Learning Objectives (Iowa State University)
A brief primer on writing good learning objectives.
Type: Website
Course Design Objectives